Armed police in Dorking arrest suspected knifeman

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Both West Street and Church Street were closed

A man has been arrested after armed police responded to reports of a man with a knife.

Surrey Police were called to West Street in Dorking on Tuesday afternoon.

Firearms officers surrounded a residential property, with Church Street and West Street both closed for a short time.

A 29-year-old man from Dorking has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and affray.

One man suffered injuries and was treated by paramedics, police said.

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